VIDS has an active research program, with strong links to public health.

Tube of bloods in Clinical Trials Centre
Tube of bloods in Clinical Trials Centre

About our research

VIDS has close links to various infectious disease reference laboratories, state-of-the-art laboratory capacity including microbial genomics and relevant basic science research.

Our research studies

We conduct research studies in the following areas:

  • Antibiotic stewardship
  • Clinical trials
  • Epidemiology
  • Immigrant and refugee health
  • Infections in immunocompromised patients
  • Health care associated infections
  • HIV
  • Infection control
  • Malaria
  • Mathematical modelling
  • Respiratory viruses including SARS CoV2 and influenza
  • Sepsis
  • Travel medicine
  • Tuberculosis 
  • Viral hepatitis

View our current clinical trials.


A hospital-wide response to multiple outbreaks of COVID-19 in health care workers: lessons learned from the field

Buising, KL; Williamson, D; Cowie, BC; MacLachlan, J; Orr, E; MacIsaac, C; Williams, E; Bond, K; Muhi, S; McCarthy, J; Maier, AB; Irving, L; Heinjus, D; Kelly, C; Marshall, C

(2021), Med. J. Aust., 101

DOI: 10.5694/mja2.50850

A randomised controlled trial testing the efficacy of Fit after COVID, a cognitive behavioural therapy targeting severe post-infectious fatigue following COVID-19 (ReCOVer): study protocol

Kuut, TA; Muller, F; Aldenkamp, A; Assmann-Schuilwerve, E; Braamse, A; Geerlings, SE; Gibney, KB; Kanaan, RAA; Nieuwkerk, P; Hartman, TCO; Pauelsen, D; Prins, M; Slieker, K; Van Vugt, M; Bleeker-Rovers, CP; Keijmel, SP; Knoop, H

(2021), Trials

DOI: 10.1186/s13063-021-05569-y

A Randomized Trial of Two 2-Dose Influenza Vaccination Strategies for Patients Following Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Teh, BW; Leung, VKY; Mordant, FL; Sullivan, SG; Joyce, T; Harrison, SJ; Khvorov, A; Barr, IG; Subbarao, K; Slavin, MA; Worth, LJ

(2021), Clin. Infect. Dis., E4269-E4277

DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1711

Contact us
Victorian Infectious Diseases Service
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(03) 9342 7212
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(03) 9342 8961
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(03) 9342 4234
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300 Grattan St, Parkville, Victoria
Last updated 25 January 2023